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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

This should help some folks and it does enable better control, not louder volume. Go to developer options (enable developer options if you haven't previously done so). Then, turn on "Disable ...
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Unsync bluetooth audio volume control

Goto Developer Options, activate the "Disable Absolute Volume" toggle (see screenshot). Disconnect and reconnect your Bluetooth connection. Problem solved. NOTE: This was done on Android 7.0. You can ...
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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

If you're phone is rooted or you have a custom recovery (like TWRP), this is actually much easier. The only thing you'll have to do, is to add the following line to your build.prop file located in /...
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How to fix media volume stuck on zero?

Mine wasnt caused by an app. My Do Not Disturb was accidentally set to do not disturb for anything. Changing the settings worked.
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Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

Probably you were looking for something like Sound Assistant version, for generic Android devices, but as it stands now, the former is available and it's only functional on Samsung devices (Galaxy ...
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"media: inaccessible or not found" error when attempting to control device volume via ADB

In Android 11 and Android 12, media utility no longer exists. That's why you got the error since your shell could not find the utility in locations mentioned in its PATH. That utility's commands have ...
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Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

That kind of "Mixer" doesn't seem to be possible. Quoting from the description of App Volume (thanks to Fiksdal for pointing to this comment): Android manages one stream for all apps, so we ...
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Stop notifications from briefly lowering media volume

Updated Answer I first thought that the OP was asking about modifying the behavior of the sources of the notifications which can be done in with finer levels than before using Notification Categories ...
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What app is changing my volume?

How do I tell what apps can change the media volume? I have used aSpotCat in the past so I am recommending it for identifying apps by permission. Install and launch the app → tap on List apps by ...
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How do I turn off the sound of Zoom on Android? (not the mic)

When you're joining a meeting, you can find an option "Call via Device Audio" under the button menu "Join Audio". If you don't enable it, you can't hear the participants' voice. ...
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How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

Stock Android 10. Settings -> Accessibility -> "Audio and On-Screen text" There you have the option between Mono Audo and Audio balance. Device: Google Pixel 2XL
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Adjust volume with Android Terminal Emulator command?

Use the following commands to change the volume from Android Terminal emulator (or other terminal emulator apps): Volume Up: input keyevent 24 Volume Down: input keyevent 25 In case pressing the ...
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Is media volume only now integrated into Android?

Yes, this was a change introduced in Android 9. Prior to Android 9, volume buttons controlled ringer volume. See Handling changes in audio output  |  Android Developers Users expect to be able to ...
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What is this icon with a square border containing lines that look like text?

This seems rather odd placement of a functionality in Volume panel, not to mention it causes a very bad user experience since the icon is not intuitive enough to be self-explanatory, nor does it ...
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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

The Samsung SoundAssistant is your huckleberry. Free app. Provides system-wide fine control over volume, with adjustable increments and per-application settings.
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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

I had initially posted this as an answer to this question: How to increase/decrease volume in smaller increments/decrements?, unfortunately this method won't work officially with Nougat (due to some ...
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Lock Alarm Volume Level To Max

You can accomplish this with an app. Look up Volume Lock in the Google Play store. If you don't want to prohibit access to your phone and he is extra persistent, you may need to install another app ...
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Lock Alarm Volume Level To Max

I prefer Macrodroid, being easy to learn and free (upto 5 macros). Create a macro as shown below. For example Trigger : Volume Change → Configure → Monitor Volume Changes → Volume ...
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

You can play video in browser instead of youtube app. In browser you can mute the audio. If your browser launched youtube app when clicked on video link, you need to copy the url and paste it inside ...
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Alarm volume changes on its own

So, I've had this problem for a while as well. What I came to realize was that my sleepy-brain would hit the volume rocker to adjust the volume of the alarm while it was going off. Usually, this was ...
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Android automatically corrects my volume

Revised earlier solution , optimizing it and reducing it to a single macro - keep it simple (instead of two). This works fine - shouldn't take you more than 20 minutes to set up for test (even if you ...
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Android automatically corrects my volume

Possible reasons to why the problem occurs; Power saving feature (both inherent or acquired from third-party applications. Some users suggest that this can be attributed to a power saving feature in ...
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Ringtone volume automatic set to zero in Samsung Galaxy S5

My Problem is Solved by upgrading Android lollipop to marshmallow 6.0.1.
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Phone won't shut up even in Vibrate/Silent mode

Automation is the preferred option. Many apps are available. I prefer using MacroDroid , since it is free (upto 5 macros) and easy to learn. Your macro would look like this Macro : Mute ...
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Phone won't shut up even in Vibrate/Silent mode

It is a fact that there are elements of the audio on devices that escape the Vibrate/Silent mode you are dealing with. I was disturbed at the difficulties of closing all audio channels, too. Years ago ...
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How to increase/decrease volume in smaller increments/decrements?

From the look of things Android Nougat has limited options to achieve this, but still a few options exist: Using Magisk This method is belived to be ideal for devices running on Android 7.0+ Nougat as ...
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Sync volume control?

Volume Sync- Sync your Volume does exactly that It can sync all the volumes - Notification, Media, System, Alarm and In call volume together or selectively as you want I didn't try them all synced ...
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

You can try a couple alternative apps. They have some advanced features that the official youtube app lacks. NewPipe: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.schabi.newpipe/ Skytube: https://f-droid.org/...
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Bluetooth Speaker Controls Too Loud and in Too Few Steps

After a couple of hours of searching I found the fix: Enable Developer options if you haven't yet (instructions can be found online). Open Developer options. Enable the Disable absolute volume option....
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How do I completely mute the sound in phone calls?

Posting an answer that took me too long to find. Settings > Accessibility > Hearing Enhancements > Mute all sounds
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